南京

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Chinese[edit]

south capital; Beijing (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(南京)
Literally: “southern capital”.
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (8) (28)
Final () (159) (111)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/nʌm/ /kˠiæŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/nəm/ /kᵚiaŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/nɒm/ /kiaŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/nəm/ /kiajŋ/
Li
Rong
/nᴀm/ /kiɐŋ/
Wang
Li
/nɒm/ /kĭɐŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/năm/ /ki̯ɐŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
nán jīng

Proper noun[edit]

南京

  1. () Nanjing (a city, the capital city of Jiangsu, China)

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
なん
Grade: 2
きん
Grade: 2
tōon

From Middle Chinese (MC nʌm) + (MC kˠiæŋ).

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Proper noun[edit]

南京(なんきん) (Nankin)

  1. Nanjing (the capital city of Jiangsu, China)
    Synonym: 金陵 (Kinryō)
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Noun[edit]

南京(なんきん) (nankin)

  1. pumpkin, squash
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
なん
Grade: 2
きょう
Grade: 2
goon

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Noun[edit]

南京(なんきょう) (nankyō) (historical hiragana なんきやう)

  1. a southern capital

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Proper noun[edit]

南京 (Namgyeong) (hangeul 남경)

  1. Hanja form? of 남경 (alternative name of Nanjing).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Proper noun[edit]

南京

  1. Hán tự form of Nam Kinh (Nanjing).